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Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-17-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By ronjenx

Here's the list of what's covered on the engine: ...

Here's the list of what's covered on the engine:

Gasoline Engine: cylinder block and all internal
parts; cylinder head assemblies; timing case, timing
chain, timing belt, gears and sprockets;...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-15-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By ronjenx

I read the link. People are calling it a hidden...

I read the link. People are calling it a hidden and a surprise inspection.
When I bought mine in Feb '08, I read the warranty book that came with the Jeep. It is plainly written that 5 year...
03-07-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By ronjenx

Please explain what you mean by " the new port...

Please explain what you mean by " the new port has a wall entry". Are you thinking the prongs look like they plug into a household power outlet? (If so, make sure you don't plug it in.)

Inspired...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-06-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By ronjenx

I suspected it wasn't transmission fluid, but...

I suspected it wasn't transmission fluid, but wanted to give you the benefit of the doubt.
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-06-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By ronjenx

It's not apparent on my computer what color the...

It's not apparent on my computer what color the fluid is.

Assuming it's red ATF+4...Has anyone recently checked the fluid level, and added some fluid? That looks more than a leak. It could be...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
03-01-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By ronjenx

You didn't see anything about synthetic or...

You didn't see anything about synthetic or additives? Your 2009 JK owner's manual must be different from the copy I have.

Here is a cut and paste for the rear axle from the 2009 manual:
226 RBI...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-28-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By ronjenx

In that case, I'm going to say water hitting the...

In that case, I'm going to say water hitting the hot radiator vaporizes, then as it leaves the vicinity of the radiator, it condenses in the cooler air, showing as a fog. It's noticeable because the...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-28-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By ronjenx

Any chance it's raining, or is cool and humid,...

Any chance it's raining, or is cool and humid, when this happens?
02-28-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By ronjenx

I have not heard of any troubles from using such...

I have not heard of any troubles from using such a product on the JK.
Forum: JK Write-Ups
02-28-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 365,698
Posted By ronjenx

Looks good so far. I had an Erector Set back in...

Looks good so far.
I had an Erector Set back in the '50s and '60s, so I was right at home building all sorts of things with this stuff over the years. Dexion is what I've always known it as.
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-27-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By ronjenx

Is your HVAC mode dial in any of the windshield...

Is your HVAC mode dial in any of the windshield defrost positions? The clutch will be activated in any of those positions even if the AC button has not been pushed and the AC light is not on.

The...
02-27-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By ronjenx

On the body side of the harness, jump from pin 3...

On the body side of the harness, jump from pin 3 to ground. That will simulate the latch switch closing to ground. The interior light should come on. Another test is to check between the pins on the...
02-27-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By ronjenx

OK. The problem is most likely with the harness,...

OK. The problem is most likely with the harness, or in the latch assembly.

Do you have only 2 wires in the connector?
02-27-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By ronjenx

Even though you don't have power locks, the...

Even though you don't have power locks, the switch for the lights is in the door latch mechanism.

When you open the driver's door to get in, does your odometer come on with the miles reading?...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-24-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By ronjenx

Install the grill as is, and put a little dab of...

Install the grill as is, and put a little dab of clear silicon seal under that corner to prevent it from rattling. There are two other tabs on that side, correct?

If that didn't work, I'd buy a...
02-22-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By ronjenx

Nice work. I have not had any drain from my...

Nice work.
I have not had any drain from my AeroForce gauge. It's about 6 years old. Is yours a newer version?

The link in your post doesn't work for me. I get "The requested page was not found".
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-17-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By ronjenx

Sounds like it may need more coolant, or needs...

Sounds like it may need more coolant, or needs "burping", or both.

Ask the shop that did the work if they will do that at no extra cost.

If they say no, then look at it for low coolant level in...
02-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By ronjenx

The Timken hub that I have was made by ILJIN, who...

The Timken hub that I have was made by ILJIN, who also made the OEM hub.
Is your stud from the dealer so large that it will not press fit into the flange?
Forum: JK Talk
02-10-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,216
Posted By ronjenx

It has always been that way. I recall my...

It has always been that way.
I recall my parents sweating and wringing their hands while in the bank setting up a mortgage for an $8,000 house. A new car was out of the question at $2600.
To go...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-09-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By ronjenx

Seems like I recall the Wireless Control Module...

Seems like I recall the Wireless Control Module being one of the things that can cause this.

In another case I recall, the JK owner had unplugged the sub-woofer. When he plugged it back in, the JK...
Forum: JK Write-Ups
02-09-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,121
Posted By ronjenx

The oil pickup line is shown in the photo below...

The oil pickup line is shown in the photo below step 6 in the removal post. It's the pipe with the round canister on the end.
Forum: JK Talk
02-08-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,216
Posted By ronjenx

Adding what one wants to a new vehicle has always...

Adding what one wants to a new vehicle has always been expensive. The dealer and manufacturer enjoy a big profit on added options.
The Wrangler is in high demand. The price is driven by that demand....
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-06-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By ronjenx

That is called a structural cover. It's not just...

That is called a structural cover. It's not just a dust cover, as some people think.
The cover has seven bolts. There is a certain sequence to tightening the bolts.
Are the horizontal bolts next to...
Forum: Stock JK Tech
02-01-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By ronjenx

Put the Jeep on jack stands and see if the wheels...

Put the Jeep on jack stands and see if the wheels are free to rotate..
With it still on jack stands, start the engine, and put the transmission in neutral. See if the wheels are still free to rotate.
Forum: Stock JK Tech
01-30-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By ronjenx

The click sound I here when the key is first...

The click sound I here when the key is first turned to ACC or RUN is a relay or two in the TIPM.

If you hear a constant ticking sound when the key is in ACC, see if you can trace it to the TIPM....
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